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Dr Chris Beckett

Lecturer in Geotechnics

  1. 2010
  2. Development of microstructure in compacted earthen building materials

    Beckett, C. & Augarde, C. E., Sep 2010, Unsaturated Soils. Taylor and Francis Ltd., p. 139-144

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  3. 2011
  4. Structure creation in earthen construction materials: information from dry soil mixtures

    Beckett, C. & Augarde, C. E., Jun 2011, In : Frontiers of Structural and Civil Engineering. 5, 2, p. 151-159

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. A Novel Image-Capturing Technique for the Experimental Study of Soil Deformations During Compaction

    Beckett, C. T. S. & Augarde, C. E., Nov 2011, In : Geotechnical Testing Journal. 34, 6, p. 571-578 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. 2012
  7. The Effect of Relative Humidity and Temperature on the Unconfined Compressive Strength of Rammed Earth

    Beckett, C. & Augarde, C. E., Jun 2012, Unsaturated Soils: Research and applications. Springer, p. 1-6

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  8. A review of the contribution of thermal mass to thermal comfort in rammed earth structures

    Beckett, C. & Ciancio, D., Dec 2012, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Sustainable Built Environment. University of Peradeniya, p. 1-12

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  9. 2013
  10. Rammed earth: an overview of a sustainable construction material

    Ciancio, D. & Beckett, C., 2013, Proceedings of the 3rd Sustainable Construction Materials and Technologies Conference. p. 1-9

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  11. Prediction of soil water retention properties using pore-size distribution and porosity

    Beckett, C. T. S. & Augarde, C. E., Apr 2013, In : Canadian geotechnical journal. 50, 4, p. 435-450 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  12. Macrostructural changes in compacted earthen construction materials under loading

    Beckett, C. T. S., Hall, M. R. & Augarde, C. E., Aug 2013, In : Acta geotechnica. 8, 4, p. 423-438 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  13. 2014
  14. Rainfall-induced landslides: Development of a simple screening tool based on rainfall data and unsaturated soil mechanics principles

    Suradi, M., Fourie, A., Beckett, C. & Buzzi, O., 2014, UNSATURATED SOILS: RESEARCH & APPLICATIONS, VOLS 1 AND 2. Khalili, N., Russell, AR. & Khoshghalb, A. (eds.). CRC PRESS-TAYLOR & FRANCIS GROUP, p. 1459-1465 7 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  15. The use of XRCT to investigate highly unsaturated soil mixtures

    Smith, J. C., Augarde, C. E. & Beckett, C. T. S., 2014, UNSATURATED SOILS: RESEARCH & APPLICATIONS, VOLS 1 AND 2. Khalili, N., Russell, AR. & Khoshghalb, A. (eds.). CRC PRESS-TAYLOR & FRANCIS GROUP, p. 719-725 7 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  16. Optimum lime content identification for lime-stabilised rammed earth

    Ciancio, D., Beckett, C. T. S. & Carraro, J. A. H., 28 Feb 2014, In : Construction and Building Materials. 53, p. 59-65 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. Effect of compaction water content on the strength of cement-stabilized rammed earth materials

    Beckett, C. & Ciancio, D., May 2014, In : Canadian geotechnical journal. 51, 5, p. 583-590 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  18. Sustainable and affordable rammed earth houses in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia: Development of thermal monitoring techniques

    Beckett, C., Ciancio, D., Huebner, C. & Cardell-Oliver, R., Jul 2014, Structural Engineering in Australasia – World Standard. Institution of Engineers (Australia), p. 1-9

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  19. 2015
  20. Effect of microstructure on heat transfer through compacted cement-stabilised soils

    Beckett, C. & Ciancio, D., 2015, Geomechanics from Micro to Macro, Vols I and II. Soga, K., Kumar, K., Biscontin, G. & Kuo, M. (eds.). CRC PRESS-TAYLOR & FRANCIS GROUP, p. 1539-1544 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  21. Notched mini round determinate panel test to calculate tensile strength and fracture energy of fibre reinforced cement-stabilised rammed earth

    Ciancio, D., Beckett, C., Buratti, N. & Mazzotti, C., Feb 2015, Rammed earth construction: Cutting-edge research on traditional and modern rammed earth. Taylor and Francis Ltd., p. 75-78

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  22. Strengthening mechanisms in cement-stabilised rammed earth

    Beckett, C., Ciancio, D., Manzi, S. & Bignozzi, M-C., Feb 2015, Rammed earth construction: Cutting-edge research on traditional and modern rammed earth. Taylor and Francis Ltd., p. 41-46

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  23. Geotechnical aspects of earthen construction materials

    Augarde, C. E., Smith, J. C., Corbin, A. J., Ciancio, D., Beckett, C. & Jaquin, P., Sep 2015, Proceedings of the XVI ECSMGE Geotechnical Engineering for Infrastructure and Development. ICE Publishing Ltd., p. 535-540 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  24. Durability of cement-stabilised rammed earth: a case study in Western Australia

    Beckett, C. & Ciancio, D., Dec 2015, In : Australian Journal of Civil Engineering. p. 1-9

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  25. Tensile strengths of flocculated compacted unsaturated soils

    Beckett, C. T. S., Smith, J. C., Ciancio, D. & Augarde, C. E., Dec 2015, In : Geotechnique Letters. 5, 4, p. 254-260 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  26. 2016
  27. Challenges in treating earthen construction materials as unsaturated soils

    Augarde, C. E., Beckett, C. T. S., Smith, J. C. & Corbin, A. J., 2016, 3RD EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON UNSATURATED SOILS - E-UNSAT 2016. Delage, P., Cui, YJ., Ghabezloo, S., Pereira, JM. & Tang, AM. (eds.). E D P SCIENCES, 8 p. (E3S Web of Conferences; vol. 9).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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